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Final Flood Elevation Determinations

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Final Rule.

Summary

Base (1% annual-chance) Flood Elevations (BFEs) and modified BFEs are made final for the communities listed below. The BFEs and modified BFEs are the basis for the floodplain management measures that each community is required either to adopt or to show evidence of being already in effect in order to qualify or remain qualified for participation in the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP).

 

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DATES: Back to Top

The date of issuance of the Flood Insurance Rate Map (FIRM) showing BFEs and modified BFEs for each community. This date may be obtained by contacting the office where the maps are available for inspection as indicated in the table below.

ADDRESSES: Back to Top

The final BFEs for each community are available for inspection at the office of the Chief Executive Officer of each community. The respective addresses are listed in the table below.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Back to Top

Luis Rodriguez, Chief, Engineering Management Branch, Federal Insurance and Mitigation Administration, Federal Emergency Management Agency, 500 C Street SW., Washington, DC 20472, (202) 646-4064, or (email) Luis.Rodriguez3@fema.dhs.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Back to Top

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) makes the final determinations listed below for the modified BFEs for each community listed. These modified elevations have been published in newspapers of local circulation and ninety (90) days have elapsed since that publication. The Deputy Associate Administrator for Mitigation has resolved any appeals resulting from this notification.

This final rule is issued in accordance with section 110 of the Flood Disaster Protection Act of 1973, 42 U.S.C. 4104, and 44 CFR part 67. FEMA has developed criteria for floodplain management in floodprone areas in accordance with 44 CFR part 60.

Interested lessees and owners of real property are encouraged to review the proof Flood Insurance Study and FIRM available at the address cited below for each community.The BFEs and modified BFEs are made final in the communities listed below. Elevations at selected locations in each community are shown.

National Environmental Policy Act. This final rule is categorically excluded from the requirements of 44 CFR part 10, Environmental Consideration. An environmental impact assessment has not been prepared.

Regulatory Flexibility Act. As flood elevation determinations are not within the scope of the Regulatory Flexibility Act, 5 U.S.C. 601-612, a regulatory flexibility analysis is not required.

Regulatory Classification. This final rule is not a significant regulatory action under the criteria of section 3(f) of Executive Order 12866 of September 30, 1993, Regulatory Planning and Review, 58 FR 51735.

Executive Order 13132, Federalism. This final rule involves no policies that have federalism implications under Executive Order 13132.

Executive Order 12988, Civil Justice Reform. This final rule meets the applicable standards of Executive Order 12988.

List of Subjects in 44 CFR Part 67 Back to Top

Accordingly, 44 CFR part 67 is amended as follows:

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PART 67—[AMENDED] Back to Top

1.The authority citation for part 67 continues to read as follows:

Authority:

42 U.S.C. 4001 et seq.; Reorganization Plan No. 3 of 1978, 3 CFR, 1978 Comp., p. 329; E.O. 12127, 44 FR 19367, 3 CFR, 1979 Comp., p. 376.

§ 67.11 [Amended]

2.The tables published under the authority of § 67.11 are amended as follows:

Flooding source(s) Location of referenced elevation * Elevation in feet (NGVD) + Elevation in feet (NAVD) # Depth in feet above ground ⁁ Elevation in meters (MSL) modified Communities affected
Allen County, Ohio, and Incorporated Areas Docket No.: FEMA-B-1192    
Auglaize River Approximately 0.7 mile downstream of Greely Chapel Road + 909 Unincorporated Areas of Allen County.
Approximately 750 feet upstream of Faulkner Road + 965  
Dug Run At the Ottawa River confluence + 780 City of Lima, Unincorporated Areas of Allen County.
Approximately 100 feet downstream of North Cable Road + 827  
Dug Run Tributary At the Dug Run confluence + 813 Unincorporated Areas of Allen County.
At the downstream side of Eastown Road + 823  
Flat Fork Creek Approximately 0.4 mile downstream of East 7th Street + 762 Unincorporated Areas of Allen County.
Approximately 0.6 mile upstream of State Highway 66 (Spencerville Avenue) + 776  
Freed Ditch At the Little Ottawa River confluence + 867 Unincorporated Areas of Allen County, Village of Fort Shawnee.
Approximately 1,600 feet upstream of the Little Ottawa River confluence + 870  
Hog Creek At the Ottawa River confluence + 900 Unincorporated Areas of Allen County.
At the downstream side of County Highway 15 (Hardin Road) + 924  
Jennings Creek Approximately 400 feet downstream of Pohlman Road + 760 City of Delphos, Unincorporated Areas of Allen County.
Approximately 200 feet upstream of Pohlman Road + 760  
Little Ottawa River At the Ottawa River confluence + 827 Unincorporated Areas of Allen County, Village of Fort Shawnee.
Approximately 0.8 mile upstream of Hume Road + 881  
Little Riley Creek At the upstream side of Columbus Grove Bluffton Road + 820 Unincorporated Areas of Allen County.
Approximately 150 feet upstream of Columbus Grove Bluffton Road + 820  
Lost Creek At the Ottawa River confluence + 863 Unincorporated Areas of Allen County.
At the downstream side of Cool Road + 928  
Lost Creek Tributary At the downstream side of State Highway 117/309 + 875 Unincorporated Areas of Allen County.
Approximately 50 feet upstream of State Highway 117/309 + 875  
Ottawa River Approximately 1.1 miles downstream of Lincoln Highway + 767 City of Lima, Unincorporated Areas of Allen County, Village of Elida.
At the Hog Creek confluence + 900  
Pike Run At the Ottawa River confluence + 769 City of Lima, Unincorporated Areas of Allen County.
Approximately 300 feet downstream of Knollwood Drive + 829  
Sugar Creek Approximately 1.2 miles downstream of Hookwaltz Road + 776 City of Lima, Unincorporated Areas of Allen County.
At the downstream side of Phillips Road + 881  
Unnamed tributary No. 3 to Little Ottawa River Approximately 1,500 feet upstream of the Little Ottawa River confluence + 835 Unincorporated Areas of Allen County, Village of Fort Shawnee.
Approximately 0.5 mile upstream of the Little Ottawa River confluence + 839  
* National Geodetic Vertical Datum.      
+ North American Vertical Datum.      
# Depth in feet above ground.      
⁁ Mean Sea Level, rounded to the nearest 0.1 meter.      
ADDRESSES      
City of Delphos      
Maps are available for inspection at City Hall, 608 North Canal Street, Delphos, OH 45833.      
City of Lima      
Maps are available for inspection at City Hall, 50 Town Square, Lima, OH 45801.      
Unincorporated Areas of Allen County      
Maps are available for inspection at the Allen County Courthouse, 301 North Main Street, Lima, OH 45802.      
Village of Elida      
Maps are available for inspection at the Village Hall, 200 West Main Street, Elida, OH 45807.      
Village of Fort Shawnee      
Maps are available for inspection at the Village Hall, 2050 West Breese Road, Fort Shawnee, OH 45806.      
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(Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance No. 97.022, “Flood Insurance.”)

James A. Walke,

Acting Deputy Associate Administrator for Mitigation,Department of Homeland Security,Federal Emergency Management Agency.

[FR Doc. 2013-02072 Filed 1-30-13; 8:45 am]

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